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BC-NE--Nebraska News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NE

May 28, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Nebraska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Omaha Bureau at 402-391-0031 or omahane@ap.org. Nebraska News Editor Scott McFetridge also can be reached at 515-243-3281 or smcfetridge@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central. For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.




LINCOLN _ Lincoln Public Schools has begun buying buses equipped with lap and shoulder seat belts, a change in practice based on a new recommendation by a federal safety agency. UPCOMING: 300 words by noon.


MAN DROWNS-NEBRASKA _ Authorities in eastern Nebraska say a 19-year-old drowned while trying to help a friend who had fallen in the water at a lake north of Columbus.

FOUR KILLED-NEBRASKA CRASH _ Eastern Nebraska officials report four people have died in a head-on crash on a highway south of Omaha.

FATAL CRASH-LINCOLN _ Authorities in southeastern Nebraska say a man has died in a two-vehicle crash just north of Lincoln.

FLASH FLOODING-NEBRASKA _ Areas around Lincoln, Omaha, Bellevue and other cities in eastern Nebraska are under a flash flood warning after torrential rains early Tuesday.



OMAHA, Neb. _ Granted, making the NCAA baseball tournament was not in the front of Omaha Mavericks coach Evan Porter’s mind when he and his players returned home from a February road trip to find the dome over their indoor practice facility had collapsed during a snowstorm while they were gone. By Eric Olson. 700 words, photo.


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